Category: Why visit Hawaii? Here are the 10 best reasons

Tips and recommendation for Hawaii visitors

Are visitors in Waikiki really safe? The answer is simple…

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 20, 2020

How safe are visitors in Hawaii when staying as a tourist in Waikiki? The answer remains very simple. Two police ... Read More

Halekulani Hotel or Halepuna by Halekulani Hotel: What is the difference?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 18, 2020

Halekulani Hotel  - the famous 5 stars Waikiki Beach Resort, and legendary luxury hotel trademark in the Hawaii hotel and ... Read More

Find a massage in Waikiki? Travel to Hawaii Trending on all islands in 2020

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 2, 2020

Hawaiian cowboys and cowgirls welcome visitors in 2020. A honey scrub is a massage in Waikiki you won't forget. Exotic ... Read More

Helicopter Sightseeing Tours in Hawaii not safe by Congressman Ed Case

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 28, 2019

How safe is it to get on a helicopter tour or sightseeing plane in Hawaii?  When U.S. Congressman Ed Case ... Read More

USS Arizona Memorial in Hawaii finally set to re-open

editor editor- August 28, 2019

“The National Park Service is excited to welcome our visitors back to the USS Arizona Memorial very soon,” said Pearl ... Read More

Hawaii ranks #2 in America for shark attacks over past two decades

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- July 24, 2019

With Shark Week 2019 upon us, Safewise wanted to find out which states had the most shark attacks over the ... Read More

Visiting Kauai North Shore: Maybe not after understanding new rules

editor editor- July 16, 2019

The Kauai Visitors Bureau (KVB) is reminding visitors headed to the Garden Island about new rules that have been recently ... Read More

Another Hawaii tourist contracts rat lungworm disease

editor editor- July 10, 2019

The sixth case of rat lungworm disease has been confirmed in an adult tourist who had visited the Big Island ... Read More

Tourists stopped from entering Kauai state park by human chain

editor editor- June 18, 2019

Protestors formed a human chain to block approximately 50 tourists from entering Haena State Park on the island of Kauai ... Read More

Best beach in Hawaii: Naked Surfing and Nude Boogie Boarding make tourists take their clothes off

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 9, 2019

Visiting Hawaii and wanted to take your clothes off?  Nude surfing and naked boogie boarding in Hawaii are popular on ... Read More

Hawaiian Airlines: Over one million passengers in May

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 6, 2019

Hawaiian Airlines, Inc., a subsidiary of Hawaiian Holdings, Inc., today announced its system-wide traffic statistics for the month ended May ... Read More

Chances a tourist swallows a Rat Lungworm on a Hawaii vacation?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 25, 2019

Millions of tourists visit Hawaii every year. The Hawaii Tourism Authority remains silent on the fact that 75% of slugs ... Read More

National Park Tourism in Hawaii are big business: $734 Million in Economic Benefit

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2019

A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that 4.8 million visitors to national parks in Hawaii spent $526 million ... Read More

FestPac 2020: Arts and Culture never shown in Hawaii with Guam taking a key role

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 21, 2019

Many tourists visiting Hawaii from June 10-21 do not know, that the biggest arts and the cultureal festival is hosted ... Read More

Beach Vacation: What you do if a shark is about to attack?

editor editor- April 24, 2019

Shark attack! The United States is the most dangerous country in the world when it comes to bloody encounters between ... Read More

Tartan pride celebrated nationwide and in Hawaii, too

editor editor- April 10, 2019

Tartan Day is a North American celebration of Scottish heritage, observed April 6, the date on which the Declaration of ... Read More

Aloha is not “Aloooooha”: Stop visitors from offending Hawaiians

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 24, 2019

Do not say ALOHA or better ALOOOOOHA when visiting Hawaii. "Those of you particularly in the tourist industry and in ... Read More

Southwest wants to give Hawaiian Airlines a run for its money

editor editor- March 2, 2019

Southwest Airlines is about to give Hawaiian Airlines a literal run for its money as it plans to lay a ... Read More

Hawaii nonprofits agree to restore coastal lands

editor editor- February 19, 2019

The Hawaii Community Foundation (HCF) announced its 2019 recipients of the Community Restoration Partnership (CRP) grants, totaling more than $1.4 ... Read More

Southwest Airlines may fly between Honolulu and Vegas

editor editor- February 14, 2019

If you live in Hawaii, Las Vegas, Nevada, is such a popular travel destination that locals refer to it as ... Read More

Hawaii’s Mokulele Airlines bought by Southern Airways

editor editor- February 13, 2019

Southern Airways announced today that it has acquired Mokulele Airlines in Hawaii. Southern plans to keep the Mokulele brand, while ... Read More

Flying to Hawaii unsafe on a B737-800? Boeing declines to comment

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 7, 2019

Is it safe flying a Southwest Airline B737-800 aircraft from North America to Hawaii? This is a question many experts ... Read More

Popular tourist beaches in Hawaii closed due to bacteria

editor editor- January 11, 2019

High bacteria levels in ocean water have caused the closing of three Hawaii tourist beaches in the Aloha State. Read More

Hawaii Tourism paradise has a dark side: 117 people dead in 2018

editor editor- January 5, 2019

Hawaii has a dark track record of 117 people that died on its roadways in 2018. Read More

Visiting Oahu? Don’t rent a car, ride a Charley’s in Waikiki

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 11, 2018

The worst American States for visitors and locals to drive are Hawaii and California according to a 2018 survey by ... Read More

Hawaii hotel strike: UNITE HERE Local 5 and Kyo-ya reach tentative agreement

editor editor- November 27, 2018

UNITE HERE Local 5 and Kyo-ya have reached a tentative agreement on a new union contract. “We’re grateful for the ... Read More

Hawaiian Airlines ups the fee for checked baggage

editor editor- November 13, 2018

Hawaiian Airlines is raising its checked baggage fees effective immediately. Hawaiian’s first checked bag fee is now $30 and 2nd ... Read More

Visitor access to USS Arizona Memorial expected to resume in March 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- October 29, 2018

The National Park Service (NPS) expects the USS Arizona Memorial dock repair project to be complete by March 2019, allowing ... Read More

Unfair labor practice charge filed against Sheraton Maui for banning its employees

editor editor- October 16, 2018

Local 5 has filed an unfair labor practice charge against Sheraton Maui, alleging violations of federal labor law against three ... Read More

Kyo-ya’s Sheraton Maui trespasses 3 employees over strike leaflets

editor editor- October 15, 2018

Just days after releasing a statement saying they’re “ready to welcome back” striking employees, Kyo-ya trespassed three Sheraton Maui workers, ... Read More

Statement by George D. Szigeti, President and CEO, Hawaii Tourism Authority

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- September 27, 2018

HONOLULU – George D. Szigeti, president and CEO of the Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA), issued the following comments on Hawaii’s ... Read More

More ways to reach Hawaii: Delta starts Detroit-Honolulu flights

editor editor- September 26, 2018

Delta customers will have more options to bask in the Aloha spirit starting next June as new service between Detroit ... Read More

Waikiki to see new tower of timeshares

editor editor- September 26, 2018

A new vacation option is on the horizon for travelers to Waikiki in the form of timeshare units for extended-stay ... Read More

Tropical Storm Olivia forecast to weaken as she passes over Maui

editor editor- September 11, 2018

As of 11:00 a.m. HST, Tropical Storm Olivia remains on course to impact the Hawaiian Islands starting late Tuesday night ... Read More

Tropical Storm Warnings issued due to Hawaii Tropical Storm Olivia

editor editor- September 11, 2018

The National Weather Service today issued tropical storm warnings for Maui County and the island of Hawaii as Hurricane Olivia ... Read More

Olivia a Category 1 Hurricane But Expected to Weaken on Approach to Hawaii

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- September 10, 2018

HONOLULU – Hurricane Olivia is continuing to follow the track through the Central Pacific forecast by the National Weather Service, ... Read More